Associate Degree in Construction

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

This program will give students the freedom of choice to start up their career or set a stepping stone for further study. Though practical and relevant courses students will acquire a range of foundation skills in the areas of problem-solving, analysis, engineering design and construction and management, as well as specialised skills in built environment, quantity surveying and building services design. The knowledge students gain will prepare them to operate as a construction management para-professional and position them to excel in a variety of entry-level construction management positions involved in significant infrastructure and engineering projects.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Springfield
CRICOS: 00244B


  • Construction management

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic university dedicated to providing quality programs and degrees in a flexible and supportive environment. In less than 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing a quality education worldwide. With students from more than 80 countries and internationally accredited programs, students can choose to study on campus or online.


  • USQ is Queensland's No. 1 provider of online postgraduate studies - Department of Education, 2015
  • USQ has 14 fields of research that rated at or above world standard - Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), 2015
  • USQ is ranked in the top five MBA programs in Australia - Financial Review Group, 2015
  • USQ is ranked No.1 in Queensland for engineering graduates in full-time work (95.5%) - Graduate Destinations Survey, 2012-2016
  • Our Bachelor of Communications (Public Relations) is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Australia
  • Our Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Where are we located?
USQ Toowoomba provides the complete on-campus experience and a perfect sanctuary for study. It features the benefits of a city environment, including residential college accommodation, in a relaxed country atmosphere. As Australia's largest inland city, Toowoomba also offers plenty to do when you close the books for the day, and is just two hours' drive from Brisbane CBD.

USQ Springfield is a hub for digital production and performance, including a state-of-the-art television studio, radio station and rehearsal spaces, as well as collaborative teaching rooms and brand-new laboratories for science and engineering. It is located just 35 minutes from Brisbane CBD.

USQ Ipswich's leafy campus has grand vistas across the city and a graceful mix of historic and modern buildings, including a stunning library featuring a living rainforest. The campus is 55 minutes from Brisbane CBD and is accessible via public transport.

Each campus offers a unique and diverse student culture, small class sizes, easy access to support and a safe and friendly atmosphere to experience the laid-back Australian way of life.

From the moment you enrol through to the day you graduate, you will have a dedicated Student Relationship Officer (SRO). They are here to help you achieve your goals, support you through any challenges and celebrate your success. Services include:

  • free airport pick up and transfer to your USQ campus
  • residential colleges and off-campus accommodation
  • international student career advice
  • student welfare, health, counselling and wellbeing
  • multi-faith support and services
  • regular student events and activities
  • disability resources.

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Student Profiles

Shabrina Ramadania, Indonesia

University of Southern Queensland seems to have it all. The main campus is located in the beautiful garden city, Toowoomba. USQ has a good academic reputation in a supportive study environment. It has great facilities, experienced lecturers and the International student support both on campus and online has enhanced my study experience at USQ. The staff were approachable, I didn’t hesitate to ask questions. I am glad I made the choice to study USQ Toowoomba Campus.

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